Buttercream Icing

​A rich, soft filling for biscuits or for icing large or small cakes with variations for chocolate, coffee & lemon.

Buttercream Icing



  1. Sift the icing sugar.
  2. Cream the butter with half of the icing sugar, the vanilla and the milk. Beat until smooth and then gradually beat in the remaining icing sugar to give a good spreading consistency.



Chocolate Buttercream Icing

  • Sift 2 Tbsp cocoa with the icing sugar in above recipe.

Coffee Buttercream Icing

  • Beat 1 tablespoon coffee essence or espresso coffee into the buttercream.

Lemon Buttercream Icing

  • Beat 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest into the buttercream.

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Rebecca & Lola

Best Recipe for our cake :) Delicious


It was good and easy skibidi Ohio rizzler fam

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It was delicious, even to me and I'm really fussy


This is the best icing recipe in the universe

Nikki Shanks

Absolutely delicious when set. Especially after refrigeratoring. Yum!